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Sep 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
. the "washington post" bob woodward, the bbc's katty kay, nbc's kelly o'donnell, and "time"'s joe klein. first up on this 10th anniversary show, mitt romney's losing weeks has conservatives panicked. they might lose to the president who was vulnerable, but this could trim conservative sales. could they keep stone walling the president as the country gets closer to that fiscal cliff? the stone walling did unite republicans until now. bob woodward's new book, "the price of politics" quotes the president, there were very prominent republicans in the caucus who told me to my face that the view in the caucus was getting a deal with me would ensure my re-election. bob woodward, it's great to have you on. congratulations on your big new book, "the price of politics." is it true that the brand depended on fighting him to the last man like british style discipline, can they keep it up if they lose the election? >> there are scenes in the book where eric cantor, the majority leader who is much more affiliated with the tea party assembles people like paul ryan in the republican caucus in the house and they
Sep 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
next. >>> on the brink. bob woodward's dramatic new book on how close the u.s. actually came to financial meltdown. you talk about it as financial equivalent of the cuban missile crisis. the anger -- >> i was pretty angry. >> the accusations and for the first time the tapes of two men watching the deal blow up. >> he wasn't going to get a damn dime more out of me. >> an abc news exclusive. >>> on alert. the taliban announces a plan to kidnap and kill prince harry in afghanistan. >>> and the crying game. letting a baby cry -- [ baby crying ] >> and cry. [ baby crying ] >> and cry. [ baby crying ] some surprising scientific results are in. >>> good evening. as we come on the air and this new school year is beginning, there is an uprising taking hold in the city of chicago. tonight, the biggest teachers' strike in america in a generation is under way. 29,000 teachers out on the picket lines. 350,000 american students shut out of school, and here is the heart of the standoff. how do you judge if a teacher is good or not good enough in the classroom, and who should decide? even th
Sep 10, 2012 11:35pm PDT
for the first time in history to have america default on its debt. journalist bob woodward takes an inside look at the debt ceiling crisis. his book "the price of politics," you talk about it as financial equivalent of the cuban missile crisis. >> it's so serious they couldn't tell the world how bad it was at the time. >> reporter: the president and speaker of the house john boehner, the chain-smoking son of an ohio barkeep who is skilled in the art of backroom negotiation, still boehner has to deal with his new tea party caucus. some of whom seem to want to see the u.s. default. >> at one point of the meeting i look at myself, i look at the president and i just started chuckling to myself. >> reporter: here you're listening to speaker boehner when he talks to woodward about one of his early meetings with the president. >> because all you need to know about the ifrps dids between the president and myself is that i'm sitting here smoking a cigarette drinking merlot and i look across the table and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. >> did you of
Sep 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
fighting back with a 14-year-old video snippet of barack obama? bob woodward joins our discussion. >>> plus, the president and his challenger are hitting the cha koes, popping off on pop culture. >> to you know who either of these two are? >> i'm kind of a snooki fan. >> she had a baby now. >> look how tiny she's gotten. she's lost weight and she's energetic. just her spark plug personality is kind of fun. >> is this any way to elect a president? i'm howard kurtz and this is "reliable sources." >>> the bureau chief for mother jones is a journalist it. . using carter's grandson is a go-between how strange is that he obtained the romney fund raiszer tape from an unknown source who approved of it. as corn told me in an interview for "the daily beast." >> he'd told me that he read my books and he was familiar with the earlier bane stories i had done. and he was impressed by that. what i i'm told is this was not a hit job on infiltration. he didn't go there looking to get romney. >> hit job or not, the result was a media firestorm over romney's zrimgs of twhoes were automatically supporting pres
Sep 18, 2012 10:00am PDT
todd. bob woodward on the price of politics. his book examining the obama presidency. and the state of the campaign. and a major military change in afghanistan. the u.s. suspends joint operations with afghan troops after more deadly insider attacks on our forces. >>> and will and kate, win a big victory against that photographer in a frens french court today. how do you stop the internet? good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. the romney campaign is struggling today to deal with words from the candidate himself. statements made at a private fund-raiser in boca raton, florida, last may, secretly videotaped without the governor's knowledge. >> and governor romney also joked at that fund-raiser about the fact that his father was born in mexico, but not necessarily in a way that would help him win over hispanic voters. >> joining me now for our daily fix chris cizilla, and manager editor of and chuck todd white house chief correspondent and political director for nbc news and host of "the daily rundown," a lot of titles chuck, and nbc national investigative corre
Sep 18, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> bill: i was there with her. >> it was one of you. it could have been you. >> bill: bob woodward, his latest book, all of washington reads it, the price of politics. bob woodward will be joining us today. it is tuesday. tuesdays with judd here on the "full court press." judd legum from think progress. and we'll be talking to our good friends from politico and "buzzfeed" getting their take on the latest on the campaign and on mitt romney and politics in general. wait until we tell you about the mitt romney video. but first... >> this is the "full court press." >> on this tuesday, other headlines you absolutely need to know, we'll find out today if more of the nude kate middleton vacation photos will be published. a court in france will decide whether to block the tabloid from putting out anymore topless pictures of the duchess of cambridge which were shot by an intrusive photographer. 14 images were put out last week. kate and prince william's attorney is in court there today seeking money for damages and to prevent
Sep 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT
's driving voters this fall. >> ifill: and a conversation with journalist bob woodward, whose new book offers an inside look at partisan bickering over last summer's debt limit deal. >> some of the negotiations, some of the proposals, were made impulsively by telephone. there is a monumental miscommunication here that sets the whole thing off. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: two top government officials have stepped down in the wake of an internal report that cites justice department failings in a probe of illegal gun sales in the southwest. it was the latest turn in a story that's provoked a confrontation between congressional republicans and attorney general eric holder. jeffrey brown has the story. >>
Sep 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
associate editor bob woodward, author of the new book "the price of politics." following this controversial film about islam, known the president has to do, what is going through his mind as he weighs the response of the administration? >> what can be done about it that is effective? you try to contain them, you try to mollify them as much as you can, but there is not a whole lot, quite frankly. >> in your book, you reflect on the white house's obsession with the campaign and when -- winning the messaging more. how do you see this latest event playing into the presidential campaign? >> we just cannot tell. it may go on for some time, or it may subside, but what they are doing in the white house is saying what is the second and third downs of this? is it going to go into october, the early part of november before the election and had some resonance? i think because they know they cannot control it, they are crossing their fingers. it is the sort of irrational, angry behavior that obama detests more than anything. >> in your book, you are right in a very disspiriting way about the high wire n
Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
're lower tax rates at some point. thank you. cnbc's jackie deangelis. >>> coming up, bob woodward's new blockbuster bombshell, president obama is to blame for last summer's failed debt deal. how and why? all coming up next. >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." the explosive book hitting bookshelves today, bob woodward's "the price of politics" all suggests president obama is to blame for last year's failed debt negotiations. with the deal in hand, he relentlessly pushed for more tax increases. and listen to what he toin the interview with bob woodward. >> his best, $400 billion, he knew he wasn't to get a damn dime more out of him. >> woodward's book calls into question the president's leadership or lack thereof. let's talk. we have the filmmaker behind 2016, "obama's america" and author of the book, "obama's america," currently a number one "new york times" best-seller. in honor of your number oneness, i never thought of bob woodward as partisan anything, certainly partisan conservative but he gives a damning indictment of mr. obama's mishandling of the debt deal last year. what's
Sep 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
the road, mr. mayor. thanks very much for coming in. >> thank you, wolf. >>> up next, bob woodward on the bloodshed in libya and his controversial new book about president obama. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. and get outstanding deals with the travelocity fall hotel sale. you can save up to 40% on select hotels. so book your hotel now and save up to 40%. hurry, offer ends soon. book now at travelocity. on december 21st polar shifts will reverse the earth's gravitational pull and hurtle us all into space. which would render retirement planning unnecessary. but say the sun rises on december 22nd, and you still need to retire. td ameritrade's investment consultants can help you build a plan that fits your life. we'll even throw in up to $600 when you open a new account or roll
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. but first, we begin way "hannity" cable exclusive. bob woodward is the author of a brand-new book that has all of washington talking, called "the price of politics" and it takes you into the negotiating rooms of the capitol and the white house and exposes how the president tried and failed to restore the american economy. now this book raises some very serious questions about the president's ability to look beyond politics and lead the nation during times of great consequence. and here to talk about that and much more is the man himself, the author of "the price of politics," available in bookstores everywhere. bob woodward. good to see you. i read the book cover to cover. i want every american to read it for this reason -- it should make everybody angry at the level of dysfunction at a time -- you say, the american people have never had any real knowledge of just how severe this was. >> i mean, it was the kind of crisis that took the country's economy to the cliff. president obama, when i interviewed him for the book said they were days away from having $5 billion in the u.s. treasury. th
Sep 13, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to business. and bob woodward tonight, he's coming here on last year's debt crisis. finally, let me finish tonight, with a man who hopes to become president by saying, nothing. as president dewey, remember him? president dewey, how did that work out for him. and please come back at 7:00 eastern time, we're going to have the brand-new nbc news and maris numbers. this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. [ honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at ♪ the
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in all three. plus, bob woodward tonight on last year's debt crisis. who was to blame? >>> finally, ask president dewey how that worked out for him. this is "hardball" a place for politics. idide? you're not my dad ahh!! hey honey, back feels better, little dancing tonight, you and me? dr. scholl's pro inserts relieve different types of lower body pain by treating at the source so you're a whole new you. go pro with dr. scholl's. has a facebook page these days. but where's the relationship status? well, esurance is now in a relationship...with allstate. and it looks pretty serious. esurance. click or call. >>> the supreme court in voter i.d. fraud, that's the law the republicans put through so that mitt romney could win the election in november. the state estimates that 750,000 million voters don't have the requisite i.d. to vote. there has been no recent investigations or prosecutions against anyone in the state for voter fraud. well, the court's ruling could come tomorrow or sometime next week. what a big ruling that's going to be. we'll be right back. >>> back to "hardball." for two
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
how bad it was at the time. >> reporter: in "the price of politics," bob woodward gives a blow-by-blow account to reach a so-called grand bargain, spending cuts and tax increases to cut the deficit. the deal was close, but broke down near the end when woodward says the president asked boehner to agree to more tax increases. for boehner, that was a deal breaker. "he wasn't going to get a damn dime more out of me," boehner told woodward. at a critical juncture boehner didn't bother to return the president's phone calls. when they connected, the furious president was spewing coals. the president acknowledged he was angry, but also tells woodward, he had sympathy for boehner because he couldn't control extremists in the new tea party congress. you see how crazy these people are. i understand him, the president said. through woodward, the total breakdown of the talks reflected badly on everyone. it was clear no one was running washington. it was trouble for everyone, but especially for obama. >> woodward shows an almost complete lack of communications between republicans in the whit
Sep 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
at a book everyone's talking about. by bob woodward. he calls it a legal wire tap into the drama behind closed doors. the president and the speaker of the house, trying to broker a deal on the edge of a potentially catastrophic financial crisis. here's abc's jon karl. >> reporter: it was the president and the speaker, the talks were secret and woodward says, the stakes higher than anybody realized at the time. >> you talk about it as essentially the 44 days that were the financial equivalent of the cuban missile crisis? >> so serious they couldn't tell the world how bad it was at the time. >> in the price of politics, bob woodward gives a blow by blow account to reach a so-called grand bargain, spending cuts and tax increases to cut the deficit. the deal was close, but broke down near the end when woodward says the president asked boehner to agree to more tax increases. for boehner, that was a deal breaker. he wasn't going to get a damn dime more out of me, boehner told woodward. a critical juncture boehner didn't bother to return the president's phone calls. when they connected, the fu
Sep 9, 2012 8:30am PDT
in the right direction. here's the issue-- bob woodward wrote is this in his book-- the devastating defense cutses were insisted upon by the obama administration so they would not have to face another debt ceiling increase before the election. that's putting politics ahead of national security. more to the point, norah, i authored bill, brought it to the floor, and passed it to prevent the president's irresponsible, devastating defense cuts from occurring by cutting wasteful washington spending in other areas of government to replace these defense cuts. >> congressman, these defense cuts are part of the budget control act. you voted for the budget control act. in fact i went and looked. you put on the a statement at the time it was passed and you called it a victory, and you called it a positive step forward. >> so-- >> so you voted for defense cuts and now you're criticizing the president for those same defense cuts that you voted for and called a victory. >> no, no, i have to correct you on this, norah. i voted for a mechanism that says a sequester will occur if we don't cut $1.2 trillion
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
was just very relieved to have finally done it. >> rose: we conclude this evening with bob woodward. his new book is called "the price of politics." >> it hangs over us. i tell you, the average person in the united states doesn't realize if this isn't straightened out in some form and we get a default or we go to the brink again people... the value of their homes, the bank accounts they have, any investment, anything of monetary value is goig to be in jeopardy and we are really on the cliff. obama knows it; boehner knows it; the economists know it and we've got a presidential campaign going on and everyone's whistling past it. >> rose: andy murray and bob woodward when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: andy murray is here, he is the 2012 u.s. open champion. inform a dramatic five-set match last night, he beat the defending champion novak djokovic. tom fordice of the bbc said this "andy murray's nerve mangling history making triumph was many things: one of the great finals of the modern era, a late-ni
Sep 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
presidential election and journalist bob woodward's new book. but first, with the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: republican presidential candidate mitt romney moved today to get past criticism that he's written off half the country. romney's been taking fire for saying last may that nearly half of americans don't pay income taxes and don't care about tax cuts, so he can't expect their support. today, in atlanta, he insisted average americans would do far better under him, than under president obama. >> the question in this campaign is not who cares about the poor and middle class. i do; he does. the question is, who can help the poor and middle class. i can; he can't. he's proven it in four years. >> holman: romney also cited a 1998 speech in which mr. obama said he believes in redistribution of wealth to make sure everybody's got a shot. but white house spokesman jay carney dismissed the criticism. >> all of us who follow politics and policy, whether we're on this side or your side of the podium, have seen circumstances like this where a campaign is having a very bad
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Sep 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
debt deal and a new bob woodward book just ahead. >> senator mcconnell and i had a solid agreement last sunday. it was the president who derailed that agreement. it's time for the president to tell us what he's for. it's not for the president to outline how we get out of this cul-de-sac he has driven us into. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. megyn: new evidence that one of the democrats' favorite lines against the romney-ryan ticket may be falling short. we have heard a lot about class politics. groups are going after romney's success and ryan's push to cut spending. does that resonate with voters in pollster frank luntz just found out with focus groups. >> if you talk about the priorities and the values of the middle class the public responds. but fighting for hard-working taxpayers is a higher priority than defending the middle class because we all think of ourselves as taxpayers. but we tests an ad that j
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Sep 10, 2012 10:00am PDT
by jay sekulow on it. >>> also, a new book from washington today by bob woodward, washington post editor, chronicles some of the worst of washington when it comes to our country's financial crisis. detailing what really happened between the white house and congress during the big debt ceiling deal of the summer of 2011. it really provides an insight into how washington works and why we hate it. and we will bring that to you right after this break. >> dealing with the white house is like dealing with a bowl of jell-o. i'm not going to get into the partisan sniping that we heard earlier. >> it is hard to understand why speaker boehner would walk away from this kind of deal and, frankly, if you look at the commentary out there, there are a lot of republicans that are puzzled as to why it couldn't get done. it doesn't get any better than endless shrimp at red lobster. with a wide variety, you can mix and match all day. scampi, grilled, the fried -- there's nothing better. [ male announcer ] at last, red lobster's endlesshrimp is back, but only for a limid time, for just $1. try as much as yo
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